This video details the operative steps and technique of root and total arch replacement with frozen elephant trunk for aortic dissection, as described by Dr Sun.
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July 1, 2020
Seven robotic left atrial myxoma resections were performed so far in the authors’ institution. The patients had no stroke or bleeding complications, and all were discharged home after a mean period of seven days.
Minimally Invasive Direct Coronary Artery Bypass Grafting and Transcatheter Aortic Valve Implantation
June 30, 2020
This video demonstrates a minimally invasive direct coronary artery bypass grafting associated to transcatheter aortic valve implantation through a left anterior minithoracotomy in the fourth intercostal space.
One-Stage Midline Unifocalization With Complete Repair of Pulmonary Atresia, Ventricular Septal Defect, and Major Aortopulmonary Collaterals
June 29, 2020
This is a single stage, midline complete repair of pulmonary atresia with ventricular septal defect, major aortopulmonary collaterals, and absent intrapericardial native pulmonary arteries.
June 26, 2020
The Ancona Minimally Invasive and Transcatheter Cardiac Surgery course's recording is now available. An international faculty shares their vision of cardiac surgery and more during the two-day event.
June 24, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has disrupted the delivery of pediatric cardiac surgery services in low and middle income countries as much as in wealthy countries, but the consequences will have longer effects.
June 23, 2020
This video demonstrates a simple technique to convert a mechanical Bentall to a biological Bentall by removing the mechanical valve leaflets and placing a biological valve within the root graft above the retained mechanical valve housing, thus avoiding coronary reimplantation and reimplantation of a new aortic graft.
June 23, 2020
This video demonstrates the resection and replacement of the superior vena cava (SVC) and left innominate vein for the surgical treatment of a large invasive thymoma.
June 18, 2020
Filmed at the 2020 STS Annual Meeting in New Orleans, Louisiana, Lisa R. DeGarmo of McGovern Medical School at UTHealth in Houston, Texas, moderates a discussion for advanced practice providers.
Building Sustainable Pediatric Cardiac Programs in LMICs, featuring Dr William Novick and the Novick Cardiac Alliance
June 16, 2020
In this interview, Dr. William Novick explains his team's work helping to build sustainable pediatric cardiac centers in Benghazi, Libya, during conflict.
Robotic-Assisted Transmyocardial Laser Revascularization Combined With Left Atrial Appendage Exclusion Using an Atrial Clip
June 16, 2020
This video demonstrates the technique of robotic-assisted transmyocardial laser revascularization combined with application of an atrial clip to provide left atrial appendage exclusion.